After your visit to Formula One™ – The Great Design Race, stop by the revolutionary Britten V1000, a New Zealand-made and designed racing motorbike. Its bodywork is made from carbon fibre – the same material as F1 cars.
Near Level 4 Espresso. Free entry.
See the only colossal squid specimen on display in the world, right here at Te Papa.
Mountains to Sea, Level 2. Free entry.
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One of our great racers! Phar Lap was born near Timaru, and went on to have an incredibly successful international racing career – winning 33 of his last 35 races. Imagine the glory if he was an F1 driver!
Level 4. Free entry.
The job of aerial topdressing New Zealand’s paddocks was almost as dangerous as driving a F1 car! Even though this little plane didn’t go at F1 speeds, it had a number of close calls and pilot deaths.
Near Golden Days, Level 4. Free entry.